Boston Globe "Once emotions die down and Rajon Rondo and the Celtics move their separate ways, the trade sending the four-time All-Star to Dallas will be considered a coup for the Mavericks considering their last productive point guard is now coaching the Milwaukee Bucks. The Mavericks were not going to..." December 21
ESPN.com "NBA commissioner Adam Silver says that the perception of tanking in the league is greater than the reality of it. "I absolutely don't think any team is trying to lose," Silver said in an interview with ESPN's Andy Katz for "Outside the Lines." "No player is going out there to lose," Silver..." December 21
Source: Mavs "as confident as we can be" about re-signing Rajon Rondo this summer. Getting PG now makes keeping Tyson Chandler easier, too.
Pro Basketball Talk "The final episode of the Colbert Report aired yesterday, and it included the above celebrity-filled song. Among those in studio to celebrate Stephen Colbert were Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Randy Newman, Jon Nelson, Willie Nelson, Bryan Cranston, Tom Brokaw, Katie Couric, George Lucas, Big Bird, Keith..." December 19
Yahoo! Sports "While Rajon Rondo continued to say publicly he was committed to staying with the Boston Celtics, Rondo's former teammate and close friend, Kendrick Perkins, knew he truly felt different. "He wanted out, but he would never say that though," Perkins told Yahoo Sports. Perkins and Rondo were..." December 19
O'Neal makes home in DFW area and has long hoped to play for Mavs. But now, with Rondo there, I'm told he's highly intrigued by possibility
ESPN Dallas "The Boston Celtics are in the process of finalizing a deal to send Rajon Rondo to the Dallas Mavericks, according to league sources. Sources tell ESPN.com that the Celtics and the Mavericks have an agreement in principle to send the All-Star point guard to Dallas for Brandan Wright, Jae..." December 19
ESPN New York "New York Knicks president Phil Jackson took to Twitter to defend his decision to trade Tyson Chandler, saying Chandler could not have helped the team this season. He also said that those questioning the trade should "relax." "I'm OK with the Dallas deal. Tyson fits there and our three..." December 19
The Ledo Shuffle continues. Per the team, the Mavs have reassigned Ricky Ledo to the @TexasLegends.
Fox Sports "The Rajon Rondo trade winds are reportedly blowing again, this time heading southwest. Can Mark Cuban succeed where so many others before him have failed? According to a report Wednesday by Yahoo Sports!/FOX Sports 1 NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski and fellow Yahoo Sports! reporter Marc Spears,..." December 18
Mavs Moneyball "While it felt like tough going for a while there, the Mavs continued their domination over the East. The woeful Pistons put up a decent fight, trying to beat their third Western Conference team in four games, but they simply couldn't hang with the Mavs' offense tonight. The Mavs started the..." December 18
In Rondo talks, Boston and Dallas discussing package including Brandan Wright, Jae Crowder and a first-round pick, sources tell Yahoo.
Lakers in the hunt for Rajon Rondo, but a strong desire internally not to give up much now, pursue Rondo in free agency, per sources.
The Dallas Mavericks are serious suitors for Rajon Rondo, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. Houston's discussed Rondo deal with Boston too.
Injury updates presented by Baylor Emergency Medical Centers: - Raymond Felton, right ankle, out. #DALatDET
Mavs Moneyball "The Mavs hit 15 threes in a wire-to-wire win against the Knicks. The Mavs went into the illustrious Madison Square Garden and took care of the Knicks in an orderly fashion 107-87. Dirk led the way with 16 points five rebounds and five assists. The bench provided a huge lift in this victory..." December 17
New York Post "If the Knicks were trying to sell us Tyson Chandler was the bad guy on last year’s roster, a reason for their dysfunction and 37-45 season, then it makes you wonder what other baloney they’re trying to make us believe. Chandler returned to the Garden Tuesday night for the first time since being..." December 17
ESPN New York "Dallas Mavericks center Tyson Chandler feels sorry for former New York Knicks teammate Carmelo Anthony, the face of a team that fell to 5-22 with Tuesday's 107-87 loss to the Mavs. "I do because he's a competitor," said Chandler, who received a warm ovation from the crowd in his return to..." December 17
Chandler Parsons is still dealing with soreness in his lower back, but there's a good chance he plays tomorrow vs. Knicks.
Chandler Parsons (back) went through practice and hopes to play Tuesday in New York.
Mavs Moneyball "Dallas improved its record on the second night of back-to-backs to 4-1 on the season with a 112-107 win over New Orleans on Wednesday night. Both teams were playing the second night of a back-to-back, which resulted in sluggish play at the outset. Monta Ellis was too much for the Pelicans, as..." December 11
Dallas Morning News "For his aching back, which almost prevented him from returning for Wednesday night’s second half against New Orleans, Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons plans to see a chiropractor today. And get “some good meds.” To remedy his early season shooting struggles, Parsons has had frequent..." December 11
Grizzly Bear Blues "The Grizzlies came out on top against one of the highest-scoring offenses in the NBA in a shootout in which both teams shot over 45 percent from three. Memphis overcame some hot shooting from the Dallas Mavericks behind a commanding 36-17 third quarter, and the Grizzlies earned one of their..." December 10
#Mavs coach Rick Carlisle said Raymond Felton (ankle) is just not ready to play yet. But he's getting close.
Mavs Moneyball "Chandler Bang shoots 11-of-14 and makes four 3-pointers on Sunday night. Now the Mavs head to Memphis to take on the Grizzlies. Chandler Parsons says he's more than a spot-up shooter. He wants to be more of a playmaker with the ball rather than camp behind the 3-point line. If Sunday is any..." December 08
ESPN.com "The technical foul Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban claimed was called on him -- but officially assessed to assistant coach Monte Mathis -- has been rescinded by the NBA, head coach Rick Carlisle said. The NBA office has not commented on the technical foul, which was called by referee Nick..." December 07
Felton said the ankle is "100 percent" healthy, but still working on gaining confidence to make cuts on it & etc. He said that he's in shape
The #Mavs have recalled G Ricky Ledo from the Texas Legends. In five games for the Legends, Ledo has averaged 12 ppg, 3.2 rpg and 2.8 apg.
ESPN Dallas "The technical foul Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban claimed was called on him -- but officially assessed to assistant coach Monte Mathis -- has been rescinded by the NBA, head coach Rick Carlisle said. The NBA office has not commented on the technical foul, which was called by referee Nick..." December 06
ESPN sources say Pelicans, after signing Dante Cunningham, are now in advanced discussions to sign former Mavericks point guard Gal Mekel
Dallas Morning News "For all the times Mark Cuban has been fined for being critical of NBA referees, he's never gotten a technical foul. Until Wednesday. Officially, it will go into the books as a technical on assistant coach Monte Mathis, who has vocal chord problems and has trouble raising his voice too loud...." December 05
Mavs Moneyball "It looked briefly like Milwaukee and not Monta was going to have it all tonight, but Ellis' buzzer-beater avoided yet another overtime, and the Mavericks closed out this road trip with a win over the Bucks. After a double overtime thriller in Chicago, this game seemed destined to be a bit of an..." December 04
Dallas Morning News "It took what Dirk Nowitzki called “one of the dumber fouls I’ve ever seen” in his 17-year career for the Mavericks to get to overtime Tuesday night against Chicago. Once they got there, the two teams put on a whale of a show. In a classic game of “can you top this?” the Mavericks got a..." December 03
CBSSports.com "Dallas Mavericks president of basketball operations Donnie Nelson wanted to select Giannis Antetokounmpo with the No. 13 pick in the 2013 draft, but owner Mark Cuban wouldn't do it, via the Dallas Morning News' Eddie Sefko. Cue Dallas fans dreaming of Antetokounmpo starring in "teammate trivia"..." December 03
Dirk Nowitzki (rest) will not play tonight vs Bucks. It is not back related, per Mark Cuban.
Dallas Morning News "Jameer Nelson said after the game he's going to get workouts in on Sunday and Monday and see how his back spasms respond. "We'll see how it reacts," he said. The Philadelphia native added that he didn't feel any pressure to play in his homecoming." November 30
Dallas Morning News "The only goal Saturday night for the Mavericks was not to become the answer to this week’s most frequently asked trivia question. Nobody wants to be known as the first team that lost to the Philadelphia 76ers this season. The Mavericks came out like they were in the running for that..." November 30
CBS Sports Fantasy News "Citing rest, the Mavericks announced forward Dirk Nowitzki will not play Saturday at Philadelphia, reports the team's website." November 29
Dirk Nowitzki (rest) will sit tonight vs. Philly. Jameer Nelson is questionable and Raymond Frlton is out.
Dallas Morning News "On a frigid night north of the border — and it was chilly outside Air Canada Centre, too — the Mavericks actually had reasons to feel warm and fuzzy. With their two leading scorers missing roughly two of every three shots they took through three quarters and Toronto enjoying a dominant night in..." November 29
ESPN.com "Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban took a subtle shot at New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher before Wednesday’s game. Cuban was asked if he was concerned about Fisher’s commitment to the struggling Knicks, who have dropped 10 of 12. “I’m more concerned with his health and welfare. I know how..." November 28
New York Post "A testy Dallas coach Rick Carlisle is tired of hearing how he wouldn’t play Knicks point guard Shane Larkin last season in a rookie season that was disappointing by most accounts. Carlisle shot back at MSG Network reporter Tina Cervasio when she asked him about Larkin’s frustration level last..." November 27
Mavs Moneyball "Well, that was stressful. In a game where they shot 4-30 on threes, the Mavs defeated the Knicks 109-102 in an overtime thriller. Dirk led the way with 30 points, while Tyson Chandler had an impressive 17 points and 25 rebounds, which is an NBA-season high. In the first half the Mavs picked..." November 27
Pro Basketball Talk "The NBA’s Western Conference is better than the league’s Eastern Conference. Way better. Understandably, Western Conference teams don’t like competing with each other for eight playoff spots while the road in the East is much easier. Some have discussed allowing the top 16 teams, regardless..." November 27
Mavs Moneyball "The Mavs made a bunch of acquisitions this offseason. Many were quite flashy, but my personal favorite so far has been fellow Wake Forest alum Al-Farouq Aminu. Aminu has a similar story to any number of great Mavs bench players over the years: drafted highly (8th overall in 2010), didn't live up..." November 25
USA Today "Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has never been one to keep his opinions to himself. And that includes, he said in an interview with HBO’s ‘Real Sports’, his advice to players on the team’s bench. “When something’s going not well for us and I see how guys respond at the end of the bench..." November 25
Indianapolis Star "Go ahead, and call them the B-team, and the Indiana Pacers will stand up against your more talented stars and show them a thing or two about playing hard. Call them undermanned, and the Pacers will remix their rotation, using what they have remaining in storage and still find a way to..." November 25
ESPN Dallas "Center Tyson Chandler felt like a scapegoat "at times" for the New York Knicks' failures last season. The Knicks entered the season with high expectations coming off a trip to the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs but ended with a 37-45 record and the firing of coach Mike Woodson...." November 25